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Elizabeth Banks to Play Surgeon Fighting for Her Career in ‘A Mistake’

Click here to read the full article. Actor-director Elizabeth Banks will star as a surgeon desperately trying to hold on to her career after the death of a patient in medical drama “A Mistake.” From writer and director Christine Jeffs (“Sunshine Cleaning,” “Sylvia”) and New Zealand’s GFC Films, “A Mistake” is based on the novel by Carl Shuker. Banks will star as an eminent female surgeon who has navigated years of casual sexism at the hospital where she works, and suddenly finds herself fighting for her career and reputation following the death of a patient. Jeffs’ debut feature film, “Rain,” was nominated...

Elizabeth Banks To Star In Christine Jeffs’ Medical Drama ‘A Mistake’; Cornerstone Selling – Cannes

Click here to read the full article. Elizabeth Banks is to star in writer-director Christine Jeffs’ medical suspense drama A Mistake, based on the novel by Carl Shuker. Cornerstone Films will launch international sales in Cannes on the GFC Films production, and is co-repping the U.S. together with UTA Independent Film Group. Principal Photography starts August 15 in New Zealand. The story centers on Elizabeth Taylor (Banks), a gifted surgeon and the only female consultant at her hospital. But while operating on a young woman, something goes horribly wrong. In the midst of a new scheme to publicly report surgeons’ performance, Taylor’s colleagues begin to close ranks, and her...

Cannes: Elizabeth Banks to Lead Medical Drama ‘A Mistake’

Elizabeth Banks is heading to surgery. The Call Jane, Hunger Games and Love and Mercy star is set to lead A Mistake, a suspenseful medical drama from writer-director Christine Jeffs (Sunshine Cleaning, Sylvia, Rain) and leading New Zealand production entity GFC Films.More from The Hollywood ReporterCannes Film Festival to Honor Forest Whitaker With Lifetime Achievement Palme d'OrCannes: Alex Pettyfer, Maria Bakalova, Tom Hopper, Frank Grillo Board True Crime Feature 'Branded'Cannes: Ray Liotta, Saffron Burrows, Odeya Rush, Eric Dane Jump in 'Dangerous Waters' Cornerstone will handle international sales and distribution and will commence sales at Cannes. The company is co-repping the U.S. together...
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Elizabeth Banks thriller Cocaine Bear gets 2023 release date

Elizabeth Banks' movie 'Cocaine Bear' will be released in 2023. The 48-year-old star's upcoming thriller - inspired by the true story of a drug runner's plane crash in 1985 which led to a black bear eating a bag full of cocaine - is set to hit the big screen with a cast featuring the likes of Keri Russell and Margo Martindale.